Truck driving is an important industry to the American economy. The business of hauling raw material and finished goods is vital for the smooth flow of an industrialized society. Safety awareness is now a high priority in the industry and should continue to protect the welfare and safety of truckers on the road. The industry is a vital component of the supply chain and is projected to grow 21 percent by 2020.
Courses offered in this area:
NEW: Department of Transportation physicals will be required at student's expense. Please see the course information packet for more information.
All students must obtain a class A restricted license before registering for the class. The cost of the class A restricted license is $11.00. You may pick–up a Texas Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Handbook (free of charge) to prepare yourself. The only DPS office available for testing is in Pasadena office located at 2783 Red Bluff Suite 100 713-473-3232.
PLEASE NOTE: You will need your original or certified copy of your birth certificate.
You will need to take Section 14 & 6 for the Class A Restricted license (learners permit) before taking the rest of the required written test. You will be required to pay for your license before taking the remainder of the required written test.This ensures that you are qualified for the steps required by your Truck Driving instructor.
The remaining sections are:
Section 2: General Knowledge
Section 5: Air Brakes
Section 7: Doubles and Triples (Optional)
Section 8: Tank Vehicles
Section 9: Hazardous Materials (Recommended)
Section 11: Pre-trip
It is highly recommended that the students in the Day class take all seven (7) Commercial Drivers License written tests and endorsements at least one (1) week before class starts.
You must have a drug test 7 days or less before the 1st day of class. Please report to:
DEER PARK FAMILY CLINIC
2910 Center Street
Deer Park, Texas
If you have any questions about these recommendations, or need additional information about the Commercial Truck Driving program please call any CTD Instructor at 281-476-1886.